I'm scared to even ask this

  • Thread starter justlearning
  • Start date
  • Tags
    even
In summary, the conversation is about a reddish brown capacitor with the markings K*E, 102, 100, and NCC. The participants discuss the possibility of it being a thin film polyester cap and try to identify its value and voltage rating based on the markings. They also suggest researching capacitor marking and note that the first line is likely a code for the general product line.
  • #1
I have a capacitor that is marked different than most I've run into in the past. I'm not sure how to read it. It looks exactly like this:

K*E
102
100
NCC

Where the "*" is there is an undistiguishable mark. possibly a "N" inside a circle. It's printed exactly like that on a reddish brown if that helps. I believe it's a thin film polyester cap. Can anyone help me identify it?

I realize this is way below everyone's knowledge base here. I am not an electrical engineer btw.
 
Engineering news on Phys.org
  • #2
Also my guess is 10 x 10 to the second power, and 100 degrees C
 
  • #3
Maybe 100 can also be the maximum applied voltage of the capacitor.
102 I agree with you, 10*10^2 nF.
 
  • #4
1nF 100V most likely.

102 usually means 10 * 10^2 pF
 
  • #5
You could educate yourself on capacitor marking by brousing through a capacitor manufacture's data sheets.

The capacitor is 1000 pF (as uart noted), the '100' is a voltage rating. This could mean 100 VDC or a code for some other voltage. NCC mean 'normal chip component' in some cases. So it's probably a multi layer ceramic. The first line is probably a code for the general product line.

There is no tolerance given that I can see, except the first 'K', so I assume this is implicit in the product line code or K means it a 10% part.
 
Last edited:

1. What do I do if I'm too scared to ask a question in a meeting?

It's important to remember that everyone gets nervous sometimes, and it's okay to feel scared to ask a question. Take a deep breath, remind yourself that your question is important, and try to speak up. If you're still feeling too scared, you can always write down your question and ask it later.

2. How do I overcome my fear of asking questions in class?

One way to overcome your fear is to practice asking questions in front of a mirror or with a friend. This can help you gain confidence and feel more comfortable speaking up in class. It's also helpful to remind yourself that asking questions is a sign of curiosity and intelligence, not weakness.

3. What should I do if I'm afraid of being judged for asking a question?

Remember that everyone has questions and there is no such thing as a stupid question. It's important to prioritize your own learning and understanding over the opinions of others. If someone does judge you for asking a question, it reflects more on them than on you.

4. How can I get over my fear of asking my boss a question?

It's natural to feel intimidated by your boss, but it's important to remember that they are there to help and support you. Before asking your question, make sure you have a clear understanding of what you want to ask and why it's important. This can help you feel more confident and prepared.

5. What are some tips for overcoming my fear of asking questions in a professional setting?

One tip is to do your research beforehand so you feel confident in the topic you're asking about. It's also helpful to remind yourself that asking questions shows that you are engaged and interested in your work. Finally, try to reframe your fear as excitement and use that energy to speak up and ask your question.

Suggested for: I'm scared to even ask this

Replies
77
Views
3K
Replies
32
Views
1K
Replies
15
Views
345
Replies
4
Views
155
Replies
39
Views
2K
Replies
20
Views
966
Back
Top